Social development

Ethnic minorities and indigenous people

Development and assistance for ethnic minorities and indigenous people

Vietnam’s civil society and ethnic minoritiesIntroductionIn Vietnam, ethnic minorities are supported by a network of non-governmental organizations, known as “civil society”. Civil society includes international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), Vietnamese mass organizations, Vietnamese umbrella organizations, Vietnamese NGOs (VNGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), and professional organizations, although professional ...

Ethnic minorities and indigenous people policy and rights

IntroductionThe Vietnamese Government recognizes 53 ethnic minorities1 Other counts suggest the existence of more than 90 groups, amounting to approximately 10 million people, or nearly 10% of Vietnam’s population.2 Most ethnic minorities inhabit remote areas of Vietnam and have their own belief systems which are ...

Ethnic minorities and indigenous people

IntroductionVietnam is considered a multi-ethnic country, made up of 54 ethnic groups. The Kinh ethnic group makes up 85.4% of Vietnam’s population, or 78.32 million people. The remaining 53 ethnic groups make up only 14.6% of the country’s population (see Table 1).1Although Vietnam voted in ...

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